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World leaders condemn London attack

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World leaders condemn London attack

London attack: 12 arrested in Barking after van and knife incidentThese are external links and will open in a new window Share this with Facebook Share this with Twitter Share this with Messenger Share this with Email Share Media captionWatch: How the attacks unfolded Twelve people have been arrested after the London terror attack which […]

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London terror attack: Photograph shows suspect shot by police with ‘canisters taped to body’ as witnesses tell of horrific night

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London terror attack: Photograph shows suspect shot by police with ‘canisters taped to body’ as witnesses tell of horrific night

Man who took photo says two men pictured had been trying to attack people in the street before they were shot to the ground by police A photograph has emerged of two men lying on the ground after having been shot by the police during the terrorist attacks in London. The image, taken by a documentary photographer, shows […]

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Attacker stabbing people with long knife –

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Attacker stabbing people with long knife –

BREAKING: London Bridge terror as van ploughs into pedestrians – ‘multiple fatalities’ AT LEAST two people have died after being struck by a van on London Bridge this evening in an incident one police officer at the scene described as a “terror attack”. At least two dead after white van plows into crowd on London […]

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19 killed as series of blasts hits Afghan capital

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19 killed as series of blasts hits Afghan capital

A series of blasts in Kabul on Saturday, June 3 killed at least 19 people at a funeral for one of the victims of clashes between police and protesters a day before, Reuters reports. The latest explosions continued a wave of violence in the capital since a devastating truck bomb on Wednesday. Saturday’s blasts shattered […]

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Trump targets Africa: Inside America’s quiet war against terror

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Trump targets Africa: Inside America’s quiet war against terror

It all started at Baledogle, the old Soviet airport 70 miles northwest of Mogadishu, Somalia’s capital, where the U.S. runs a deeply clandestine drone operation with around 30 to 40 American personnel. While shrouded in secrecy, Baledogle has reportedly grown over the years into a key point for training Somali commandos and, early last month, for […]

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Deadly Manila resort blaze no doubt a ‘Daesh attack’, expert tells Arab News

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Deadly Manila resort blaze no doubt a ‘Daesh attack’, expert tells Arab News

JEDDAH: A masked gunman set fire to a gaming room at a casino in the Philippine capital on Friday, igniting a toxic blaze that killed 37 people. Daesh claimed responsibility for the attack, but the Philippine government insisted it was not terror-related. The victims suffocated inside one of the main gambling venues of the upscale […]

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Iraqi forces take one of four districts in Mosul’s ISIS-held enclave

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Iraqi forces take one of four districts in Mosul’s ISIS-held enclave

US-backed Iraqi forces on Friday captured one of the four districts making up the ISIS-held enclave in Mosul, a military statement said. The elite Counter Terrorism Service (CTS) units took the Sihha district, about one week after the start of operations to dislodge the militants from the enclave and finish off the offensive to capture […]

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Rise of terrorism one of the key challenges in Asia-Pacific, says Malaysian Defence Minister Hishammuddin Hussein

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Rise of terrorism one of the key challenges in Asia-Pacific, says Malaysian Defence Minister Hishammuddin Hussein

SINGAPORE – One of the key challenges facing the Asia-Pacific is religious extremism and combating the rise of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) in the region. As the terrorist group suffers losses in the Middle East, the Asia-Pacific region is now firmly in its crosshairs, said Malaysia’s Defence Minister Hishammuddin Hussein Malaysian […]

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Putin on Paris climate change agreement: ‘Don’t worry, be happy’

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Putin on Paris climate change agreement: ‘Don’t worry, be happy’

Russian President Vladimir Putin has called for calm in the wake of Donald Trump’s decision to pull the US out of the Paris Agreement, joking that any bad weather encountered around the globe could now be blamed on ‘American imperialism’. © Mikhail Metzel / TASS / Reuters   Speaking at the St. Petersburg International Economic […]

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Yemen army gains control of strategic camp in Taiz

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Yemen army gains control of strategic camp in Taiz

Yemen’s National Army on Monday took control of al-Tashrifat military camp in Taiz after days of fighting with Houthi militias. The advancement comes after dozens of Houthi militias were killed and dozens arrested in continuing fierce battles with government forces inside a presidential palace in Yemen’s city of Taiz. Yemeni fighters loyal to the Yemeni […]

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